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Get ready for second annual Mountain Roots Film Festival

Friends of Mount Revelstoke and Glacier present the second annual Mountain Roots Film Festival, February 11-12, 2012

Contributed by Neills Kristensen, Executive Director, Friends of Mount Revelstoke and Glacier

Friends of Mount Revelstoke and Glacier present the second annual Mountain Roots Film Festival, February 11-12, 2012

The Friends of Mount Revelstoke and Glacier are happy to present the second annual Mountain Roots Film Festival, February 11-12, 2012.  The festival will bring filmmakers from around Canada to showcase their films about mountain culture, adventure and life. The festival will provide local and national filmmakers of all ages a chance to see their film on the BIG screen in beautiful Revelstoke, British Columbia.

“Last years’ festival was great for Revelstoke,” stated Neills Kristensen, Executive Director of the Friends. “With over 25 films entered and showed the great talent of film makers in our area. The film festival is open for professionals, youth, and novice for any length of film from 5 minutes to feature length of 45 minutes or more.”

Films will be screened at the Roxy Theatre on Saturday February 11 at 12 noon and 3:30 p.m. and Sunday, February 12 at 12:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. with Best of the Fest at 7 p.m. Shows are $10 each and the awards gala $15. Weekend passes are available for all films and including the awards gala for $40.

The most up-to-date information can be found online at www.mountainroots.ca  There you will find application forms, rules and regulations forms along with information on what films will be shown during the times and anything else you need. So get out there and start filming! Entry deadline is January 13, 2012.

The Friends of Mount Revelstoke and Glacier would like to thank their 2012 presenting partner s EZ Rock 106.1, Columbia Kootenay Cultural Alliance, Revelstoke Mountain Resort, Revelstoke Arts Council and our many award sponsors.

The Mountain Roots Film Festival is just one of many great events that will be happening during Revelstoke Spirit Festival February 3-11, 2011.  The festival is being lead by the Revelstoke Arts Council and will have many great events happening all week long around Revelstoke including top bloke, musical entertainments at local pubs and so much more.  Watch for more information and full schedule of events in Mid-January 2012.


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